Jumping rope is the best way to add fun and positivity to a workout session. It is regarded as one of the oldest yet the most effective form of exercise. Jumping rope is a great cardio-respiratory exercise and is also very good for our lower body. It’s a great way to get away from the monotonous pulling and pushing exercises. So, if you are still confused whether to try it or not, then here are some key reasons on why you should include a jumping rope in your existing program.
- Reduces Leg Injuries: Jumping rope is a great exercise to increase the flexibility and elasticity of the muscles as well as the tissues. As the muscles and tissues start to get stretched the overall endurance increases, which as a result decreases the rate of leg injuries.
- Increases Coordination: The Jumping rope exercise happens in a repetitive rhythm. It involves a systematic and constant hand and eye coordination. As a result, it increases the overall coordination of the hand-eye and the muscles.
- Portability: The jumping rope is such an exercise which can be performed anywhere in the world with no or limited support. Thus even if someone is traveling or don’t have access to any gym equipment still they can easily do it.
- Increases Cognitive Function: The jumping rope exercise increases new motor patterns which as a result sharpens the nervous system and facilitates the communication between leg muscles, hand, and brain.
So, these are some of the benefits of jumping rope which can help you in a lot of ways. Still before starting consulting a trainer is recommended.